Leucas aspera commonly known as ‘Thumbai’ is distributed throughout India from the effects; hence, this drug encourage finding its new therapeutic uses. . Ishibashi M. Separation of Leucas aspera, a medicinal plant of Bangladesh. General Information. Leucas aspera is an erect, annual plant with a much- branched stem 30 – 60cm tall[ The plant is harvested from the wild for local use, primarily as a medicine, but also as a food and insect repellent. Medicinal Rating, *. LEUCAS ASPERA MEDICINAL USES PDF – Download Citation on ResearchGate | Leucas aspera – Medicinal plant: A review | Leucas effects;.

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Separation of Leucas asperaa medicinal plant of Bangladesh, guided by prostaglandin inhibitory and antioxidant activities. Leucas aspera is used commonly as an insecticide. It can be used as an insecticidal, anti inflammatory, antipyretic, antiseptic for medicinal value to a great extent and is available abundantly. Dronapushpi, Chitrapathrika, Chitrak-shupa Punjabi: A triterpenoid lactone from Leucas aspera. Leucas aspera is an annual, branched, herb erecting to a height of cm with stout and hispid acutely quadrangular stem and branches.

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Year ISBN Description Excellent book, covering over 1, species of useful plants from Nepal together with information on the geography and peoples of Nepal. Mediccinal Read Edit View history.


Isolation and identification of nicotine from leucas aspera willd Indian J Pharm Sci. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Effect of organic compounds. Unsourced or poorly sourced material may be challenged and removed.

Please review the contents of the section and add the appropriate references if you can. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences. Chemical investigations on Leucas aspera. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

Long-chain compounds from Asprra aspera. Antimicrobial action of some essential oils. Chem Pharm Bull Tokyo ; Please review the contents of the section and add the appropriate references if you can. Leaf TS of leaf passing through the mediclnal is broadly convex on the lower side and slightly grooved or flat on the upper side, a centrally located conjoint and collateral meristele associated with a uwes pericycle layer on lower side, collenchymatous tissue underneath both the epidermis; dorsiventral lamina epidermis covered with thick cuticle, traversed with stomata, bears simple and glandular trichomes of the same type as found on stem, 1 to 2 layered palisade tissue occupying the major area of the section and spongy parenchyma.

Riechstoffe, Aromen, Koerperpfl egemittel. Antimicrobial activity of Leucas aspera flowers. Medias this blog was made to help people to easily download or read PDF files. Journal List Pharmacogn Rev v. Physico-chemical characteristics and fatty acid composition of seven minor oils.

Leucas aspera Scientific classification Kingdom: Indian J Chem Br. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Although the species has many different common names depending on the region in which it is located, it is most commonly known as Thumbai. Indian Materia Medica; p. Leucas aspera had both fungistatic and fungicidal actions. It is a herb used in food to provide fragrance to food. Flowers are valued as stimulant, expectorant, aperient, diaphoretic, insecticide and emmenagogue.


The plant is used traditionally as an antipyretic and insecticide. Leaves are sub-sessile or shortly petiolate, linear or linearly lanceolate, obtuse, pubescent up to 8.

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Toxicity evaluation of herbal smoke and synthetic mosquito mat on Culex quinquefasciatus The smoke of leaves of Vitex negundo and L. Diagrammatic TS of young stem is quadrangular in outline with four distinct collenchymatous ridges, covered with hairs.

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Leucas aspera medicinak reported to have antifungal, prostaglandin inhibitory, antioxidant, antimicrobial, antinociceptive and cytotoxic activities. J Oil Technol Assoc India. Rao B, Narasimha GV. Leucas aspera was tested for its prostaglandin PG inhibitory and antioxidant activities. Chemical investigation of Leucas aspera. Isolation and identification of nicotine from leucas aspera willd Indian J Pharm Sci.

Isolation of compound-A, 3-sitosterol and et-sitosterol from the aerial parts.